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How Immigration Reform Could Benefit LGBT People

How Immigration Reform Could Benefit LGBT People

by Von Diaz on November 14 2013, 11:55AM

A new infographic from the Center for American Progress maps out immigration reform for LGBT communities.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, /NOW

Luis Gutierrez Shames Obama and Republicans on Immigration Reform Impass

Luis Gutierrez Shames Obama and Republicans on Immigration Reform Impass

by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 2:40PM

Gutierrez says, ‘There’s much more the President can do about deportations.’

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

This Veteran's Day, Deported Servicemembers Speak Out

This Veteran’s Day, Deported Servicemembers Speak Out

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2013, 6:14PM

And this is how the U.S. pays them back for their service.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Number of Immigrant Youth Left Alone in the U.S. on the Rise

Number of Immigrant Youth Left Alone in the U.S. on the Rise

by Von Diaz on November 8 2013, 9:24AM

The number of unaccompanied immigrant minors in the U.S. has tripled in the last five years under a broken immigration system.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Activists Continue to Fight on All Fronts

Immigration Activists Continue to Fight on All Fronts

by Aura Bogado on November 4 2013, 7:00AM

The effort to change the way the immigration system operates pushes forward, despite staggering odds.

Topics: Immigration

San Francisco Activists Block Deportation Bus

San Francisco Activists Block Deportation Bus

by Aura Bogado on October 18 2013, 1:46PM

Demonstrators kept bus from moving for about two hours.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Says He'll Be Pushing for Immigration Reform Vote

Obama Says He’ll Be Pushing for Immigration Reform Vote

by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 2:11PM

The President says Speaker Boehner needs to bring the comprehensive immigration reform bill to the floor.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

A Group of Immigration Activists Disrupt ICE

A Group of Immigration Activists Disrupt ICE

by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 7:00AM

How a group of protestors—many undocumented—interrupted business as usual.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Dream 30 Activist Granted Release

Dream 30 Activist Granted Release

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2013, 3:24PM

But will the others be coming home, too?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Do Women Have More to Lose If Immigration Reform Dies?

Do Women Have More to Lose If Immigration Reform Dies?

by Von Diaz on October 14 2013, 9:00AM

Non-citizen women are three to six times more likely to experience domestic violence than those born in the U.S. As immigration reform efforts stall, those women are left out in the cold.

Topics: Immigration

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

by Von Diaz on October 9 2013, 5:06PM

Arizona police used pepper spray and rubber bullets against demonstrators who attempted to stop Border Patrol from taking two immigrants into custody.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform

Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform

by Aura Bogado on October 3 2013, 7:00AM

Inside Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, the newly prolonged wait for immigration reform is drearily familiar.

Topics: Deportation, Dispatches, Immigration, Immigration Reform

Seven of the Dream 30 Group Have Been Released

Seven of the Dream 30 Group Have Been Released

by Aura Bogado on October 1 2013, 2:56PM

Activists want to know what will happen with the others hoping to return to their communities in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Dream 30 and Others Cross the Border

Dream 30 and Others Cross the Border

by Aura Bogado on September 30 2013, 4:21PM

It is yet unknown whether they will be placed into detention.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

The 'Dream 30' Risk Detention to Return to the U.S.

The ‘Dream 30’ Risk Detention to Return to the U.S.

by Aura Bogado on September 30 2013, 8:00AM

A group of 30 undocumented immigrants are following in the footsteps of the Dream 9 in an attempt return to the U.S. Inside one activist’s struggle since she left the States.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Meet a 16-Year-Old Coming Home with the Dream 30

Meet a 16-Year-Old Coming Home with the Dream 30

by Aura Bogado on September 27 2013, 9:00AM

Have dreams. Will travel.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Is Obama's Refusal to Halt Deportations Justified?

Is Obama’s Refusal to Halt Deportations Justified?

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 26 2013, 7:00AM

His justifications for not suspending deportations for new classes of immigrants look increasingly flimsy.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

As Republicans Flee Immigration Reform, Pelosi May Introduce Her Own Bill

As Republicans Flee Immigration Reform, Pelosi May Introduce Her Own Bill

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 24 2013, 11:35AM

Nancy Pelosi says she may introduce her own immigration reform bill in the House. But its chances are uncertain.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

by Aura Bogado on September 20 2013, 2:53PM

Representative Gutierrez says yes.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

LGBT Immigrants Could Face Hard Road Applying for Marriage Visas

LGBT Immigrants Could Face Hard Road Applying for Marriage Visas

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 19 2013, 7:00AM

Immigration lawyers are gearing up to fight for their LGBT clients applying for marriage-based immigration visas. They say fears about being outed could stop some from applying.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration